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CPWD burdened with outdated practices: President

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 16:04

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday described the CPWD as "burdened with outdated practices", urging it to evolve into a smart and dynamic organisation.

Sunil Gavaskar writes to SC; demands his salary as BCCI interim president

Sunil Gavaskar writes to SC; demands his salary as BCCI interim president

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 08:46

Interim President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sunil Gavaskar, sent a letter to the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday demanding his salary for running the Indian cricket board.

Indonesia deadlock: Court may decide new president

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:12

A day after Indonesia`s Presidential Elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta`s police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely.

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 08:37

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform to address successfully in future problems like the current humanitarian crisis on the country's Southern border with Mexico.

Gujarat CM heaps praises on new BJP president

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:56

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel congratulated BJP leader Amit Shah on being elected as the new BJP president on Wednesday.

Satish Upadhyay: From RSS karyakarta to Delhi BJP president

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:14

BJP leader Satish Upadhyay`s appointment as the president of the Delhi unit marks his eventful journey from a school-going `sangh karyakarta` to the top party post in the state, in times of tumultuous politics in the national capital.

Amit Shah as BJP chief sets "wrong precedent": AAP

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 22:08

The AAP on Wednesday termed the appointment of Amit Shah as BJP President as a "wrong precedent for the country`s democracy" and said the ruling party had lowered the "minimum moral qualification" required for leaders to head political parties.

Amit Shah is known for organisational, management skills: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:39

Rajnath Singh congratulated Amit Shah on being elevated as the party president and hailed him as someone who was known for his `organisational and management skills`.

Ukraine tightens grip on rebels amid pressure for truce

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:43

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to face renewed European pressure today to talk to pro-Russian rebels on a truce as Kiev tightened its grip around jittery rebel stronghold Donetsk.

`Acche din` for Modi and his aide Amit Shah only, says Digvjiay Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 18:21

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday slammed the elevation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s close confidant Amit Shah as national president of the party.

Growth fears hit global stocks, investors eye Fed, Draghi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 17:49

Major currencies and bond markets were steady before a speech by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.

BJP celebrates Shah`s elevation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:18

BJP activists broke into celebrations Wednesday after Amit Shah, who led the party to victory in the Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh, was named the party`s new national president.